Articles in the Tradeshows Category
Seasonal roll-outs are really important to stay on top of. Be sure to find out when the tradeshows and market weeks are going on throughout the year for your particular product line and make sure you are approaching buyers accordingly.
The more experienced you "appear", the more seriously buyers will take you. Each product line has it's own "life span"……do you follow traditional seasons, Hallmark Holidays, or major trends……perhaps you dip your toe in some or all?
Whatever it is, you want to stay on top of it by marking all of …
Dear Sarah, I am doing my first trade show in a few months. I wondered if you know the best way to set up the lights in order to showcase my products.
Thanks so much – Jon Margalit Towelmate.com
I reached out to my friend Emily at Pegasus Lighting as she is a real expert in booth lighting. You’re smart to consider your lighting needs ahead of time! Trade show lights are crucial to make your product stand out to attendees in a sea of options. Your goal should be …
Do you often wonder what other people's strategy is for reeling in sales? Wonder what they say or do to get customers buying their products? Well I am always curious, so I reached out to my experts for their advice and they have some ideas for you below.
Sales was never easy for me and was never my favorite thing to do in my business. I did enjoy Trade shows, and the face to face time with buyers, but phone sales was never really up there on top of my fav …
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If you've had a placement in a magazine, how long should you wait until you approach the magazine again? Should you continue to pitch them as long as you have noteworthy news or product updates?
Thanks in advance,
Erika Deady-Wohlers Tutu Pour Mon Deux
I say the squeaky wheel gets the grease. I’d never stop contacting the media if you have new products or some fabulous news about your company. But, that said, fabulous news can vary so it also depends on which media outlets you are contacting with certain news items. If …
Is it a good idea to exhibit at a tradeshow show if you don’t have much visibility as a young company? Tradeshows are very expensive, so I’d want to make the most of the money I spend. What do you suggest as the best course of action?
Thanks for your wisdom,
Meghna Meghna Designs
Tradeshows can be sort of a gray area to help boost sales for young upstarts. Obviously having a lot of previous visibility through the media can help uplevel your presence there, but that does not guarantee sales. When you don’t have much (or …